Cogito Innovations Systems Engineer Charlotte Hall, MD · Full time

We are looking for talented people that live to be challenged and are willing to take complex projects head-on. As a Systems Engineer I, you will be applying engineering principles to analyze, design, test, and evaluate shipboard radio communications systems. This position will be responsible for providing technical expertise to support the customers’ requirements, mission, and objectives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluates performance metrics for each system/component in accordance with defined requirements.
  • Applies state-of-the-art techniques and industry best practices for designing, developing, modifying, and troubleshooting technical solutions
  • Develops a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines.
  • Follows established technical procedures and instructions.
  • Supports the organization’s overall culture, goals, quality standards, and leadership philosophy.
  • Incorporates Cogito Innovations’ core values of Adaptability, Collaboration, and Efficiency in all activities and decisions.
  • Upholds Cogito Innovations’ Code of Ethics by conducting professional activities with honesty, integrity, respect, fairness, and good faith in a manner that reflects positively upon the organization.

Education, Competency and Other Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited institution in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline
  • 0-3 years of experience in performing engineering functions related to military C4I Systems (shipboard radio communications systems experience preferred)
  • Experience integrating shipboard communications systems supporting voice, video, and data applications
  • Knowledge of proper handling and utilization of Government Furnished Information (GFI)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of military and commercial communications protocols
  • Experience developing test modules in LabView is highly desirable
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Core Competencies

  • Written & Oral Communication
  • Continuous Development
  • Integrity
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Customer Service
  • Results Driven
  • Decision Making


We offer a highly competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 100% 401(k) matching (up to 6% of base salary), performance-based bonuses, and more. This is a fast-paced industry, and we understand the importance of your development. We place a strong emphasis on training, mentoring, and career advancement opportunities. This is more than a paycheck. You will have the opportunity to get your hands dirty and directly contribute to the growth of our young company. Are you up to the challenge?

About Cogito Innovations

At Cogito Innovations, we design, build, test, and maintain mission-critical systems. It is our mission to be a trusted provider of secure, reliable, and cost-effective communications solutions that are tailored to meet the essential needs of mission-critical organizations so that they can better meet the needs of the communities they serve. We value our employees and their potential and that is why training, mentoring, and career advancement opportunities are a top priority at Cogito Innovations.

Cogito Innovations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.